Teen, mom struck, injured at Main, Colville


WALLA WALLA — A 13-year-old and her mother were injured Thursday afternoon when both were struck by a pickup while crossing East Main Street.

Police reported that around 3 p.m., Haley K. Akes of Prescott received injuries to her thigh as a result of being struck by a 2000 Chevy T10 pickup driven by Joseph Geston, 27, of Walla Walla.

Akes was transported and later discharged from Walla Walla General Hospital. Akes’ mother received minor injuries and was not transported.

The report said Geston was blinded by the sun when he was driving west on Main Street, ran a red light at Colville and struck the mother and daughter.


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